Terms and Conditions
1.Terms of Access to and Use of mydesignprocess.com
2.Scope and Service Description
mydesignprocess.com is a platform developed by the Jan vom Brocke, Alexander Maechde, Gau Michael, which provides opportunities for international networking, but may also be used to access course descriptions and teaching materials. Lecturers can log in, create their own courses and upload presentations, lectures, case studies, or other materials for courses, which in turn can be accessed by users. mydesignprocess.com is a database for the purposes of Article 1(2) of Directive 96/9/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 1996 on the legal protection of databases ( OJ L077/20). The website is registered under the domain name: www.mydesignprocess.com.
3.1 The MyDesignProcess.com plattform has compiled, and where possible checked, all of the information provided on mydesignprocess.com to the best of its knowledge. The MyDesignProcess.com plattform assumes no liability whatsoever for the timeliness, completeness, quality, and availability, for any editorial or technical errors, omissions, etc., or for the accuracy of the data collected on mydesignprocess.com. In particular, no liability is assumed for the retrievability, completeness, and accuracy of information contained on the mydesignprocess.com website or available through external links.
3.2 The authors are responsible for the content generated by them and provided for use. Any websites mentioned reflect the views and findings of the author. Hyperlinks to third-party websites and their content are for information purposes only. The MyDesignProcess.com plattform assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the content on these third-party websites. Such responsibility lies solely with the author providing the content. The MyDesignProcess.com plattform expressly takes no responsibility for the contents of any sites linked to mydesignprocess.com pages and does not adopt their contents.
3.3 This disclaimer applies to all of the pages of the mydesignprocess.com portal and the links contained therein. In the event that the mydesignprocess.com website refers to websites whose contents give cause for complaint, the MyDesignProcess.com plattform expressly requests notification.
3.4 The MyDesignProcess.com plattform and its employees are not liable for any damages arising from the use or non-use of information provided on the mydesignprocess.com website. Any action taken on the basis of the information in the database is undertaken at the sole risk of the user. Furthermore, no liability is assumed for any damage caused by computer viruses when up- or downloading data or through the installation or use of software.
3.5 The MyDesignProcess.com plattform expressly reserves the right to modify, supplement, or delete individual web pages or the entire website at any time without prior notice or justification, or to cease publication temporarily or permanently, or to block individual users’ access temporarily or permanently.
4.1 The information and articles provided on the mydesignprocess.com website are subject to copyright and protected under the Act of 19/5/1999 governing Copyright and Related Rights (Copyright Act, URG, LGBl 1999/160) or the respective national copyright law applicable to this content. This applies in particular to texts, images, graphics and sound, video or animation files, including their arrangement on the web pages. The reproduction, editing, translation, storage, or processing (“use”) of the mydesignprocess.com website, the use of data (or part thereof) retrievable on the mydesignprocess.com website, and the reproduction of its content in electronic or printed publications is expressly permitted for purposes of teaching and research. However, if such use is intended for commercial purposes, this is only permitted subject to a fee upon receipt of prior, express authorisation by the person responsible mentioned in the imprint or the authors of the texts.
4.2 In any event, permitted use requires source references to be made to the author or the respective website. Permission to publish the mydesignprocess.com web pages shall be issued by the editors (imprint).
4.3 In addition, images, graphics, text, or other files may be wholly or partially subject to the copyright of third parties. The MyDesignProcess.com plattform assumes no liability for breach of third-party copyrights occurring through the use or retrieval of copyrighted content on the mydesignprocess.com website. Upon report of such breach, the MyDesignProcess.com plattform shall endeavour to appropriately remedy such breach immediately through removal from the mydesignprocess.com website.
4.4 Users of the mydesignprocess.com website or of the data retrievable on the mydesignprocess.com website undertake to respect these third-party copyrights. All of the protected brands and trademarks mentioned within the offer on the mydesignprocess.com website, and possibly protected by third parties, are fully subject to the applicable trademark law and ownership rights of the respective registered owner. A reference on the mydesignprocess.com website by no means indicates that a brand is not protected by third-party copyrights.
5.Duties of Authors
6.1 The navigation of mydesignprocess.com allows users to surf the website anonymously. To the extent that personal data is collected on mydesignprocess.com, this is done on a voluntary basis. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties without the user's express consent. mydesignprocess.com reserves the right to request personal information for certain purposes (e.g., exchange of teaching materials). This data will be stored on mydesignprocess.com only and will not be made accessible to third parties. mydesignprocess.com reserves the right to evaluate the statistical information derived from such personal data. mydesignprocess.com further reserves the right to individually contact eligible individuals for academic purposes.
6.2 The use by third parties of published user contact data and data in the imprint for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertisements and promotional information is hereby expressly prohibited. The MyDesignProcess.com plattform expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of receipt of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.
mydesignprocess.com uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the mydesignprocess.com website to be undertaken). The information generated by the cookie (including users' IP addresses) will be analysed by Google. By using this website, users consent to the processing by Google of any data collected about them in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Google will not use users' IP addresses in connection with any other data held by Google. mydesignprocess.com retrieves information regarding its pages via Google Analytics and evaluates it in order to improve the contents of the mydesignprocess.com website.
9.Choice of Law; Jurisdiction
Information and Contact Details
Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke
Vaduz, November 1, 2016
Prof. Dr. Jan vom Brocke
Chief Editor of mydesignprocess.com